Heavy Lifting From the Backseat

We all know them: those tireless, selfless, “word nerd” warriors whose fingerprints are all over the subtitles on the films we watch, the brochures at our doctors’ offices, and the commercials advertising in-demand products — the profits of which they will never properly share in. Bridget Hylak calls for greater appreciation of these hard-working professionals, many of them women.

The Irreplaceable Pearl at the Heart of Human Connectedness

From saving natural landscapes from possible destruction to providing marginalized groups with access to crucial services, Katharine Allen’s career illustrates the powerful and positive impact of human interpreting. In her essay, she argues that this impact can never be fully replicated by technology alone.

Creating a Successful Career in AI Translation

Embarking on a career in AI is an exhilarating journey that demands constant growth, and technical know-how is just the beginning. Blanca Vidal shares the path that led her to a fulfilling career in AI translation and gives advice for forging a successful career of your own in the field.

Valuing Authenticity and Kindness

Sports can build character and teach values like discipline and teamwork. Indrė Lelevičienė took those lessons from her days playing basketball into her career in the language industry. By sharing her journey, she hopes to inspire others to pursue their dreams with integrity and to recognize the impact of even the smallest acts of kindness.

Embracing Empathetic Leadership

Pamela Parra had every intention of building a career as a translator. But the future had other plans in store. Through her work at a language service provider, she discovered her true passion: managing people.

How Do You Do It All?

There are many remarkable businesswomen who seem to be “doing it all” in their work, families, and social lives. But Marina Ilari stresses that these women don’t have superpowers — they make tradeoffs and ask for help when needed.

I Am Woman

These inspiring stories of work and womanhood serve as a celebration of the remarkable ladies in the language field.